avatar Written by Graeme on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

We’re just a few days away from the Christmas break for the NHL season, and we’ve got quite the busy schedule.

12 games tonight, 10 on Thursday, and 12 on Friday. A quieter night tomorrow thankfully with just 2 games but it’s going to be a busy bloody week for the two of us.

Hopefully we can have a couple of winning nights to go into the Christmas break with a bang.

It’s been a rocky season for us so far and we’ll both be glad for the break to really look through and assess things.

Hopefully we can turn things around and have another winning season with the NHL Tips.

Blackhawks vs Senators Betting Tips:

The Chicago Blackhawks just have that look about them right now – everything is clicking and you watch them and think “Yep, this team is destined to go far in the playoffs”.

Everyones rolling and rocking, everyone is contributing and they host the Ottawa Senators at the United Center tonight with the Senators on their own little streak.

I’m going to back that run to end tonight and I’m going to take Blackhawks -1.5. The goal differential at home for the Blackhawks is nice and the majority of the games they win by at least 2 here. Darling is playing solid and hopefully Ansimov will be back tonight.

The Senators did rack up those two back to back wins but the Islanders are a disaster at the moment and the Devils offense is flat.

Blackhawks -1.5.

Canada: 2.94 Odds at Pinnacle Sports.
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Everyone Else: 2.94 Odds at Pinnacle Sports.

Canadiens vs Ducks Betting Tips:

Bernier has a piss poor record against the Habs and I hope that’ll continue tonight as I take Canadiens in Regulation assuming both Price and Bernier are in net.

After that mess last week at home to the Sharks, the Habs got their shit together as they went on the road to Washington. They got a nice victory there. Sometimes a team just needs a minor self-implosion to sort things out and as a Habs fan I’m a bit disappointed by the Christmas break – this could be a good time to get a nice little run going.

Markov is questionable tonight and I’m hoping he plays but the Canadiens have shown this season that it really doesn’t matter if they have injuries on the offence – they’re still able to find ways to score. The real key to the Habs is keeping their discipline here. The Ducks power play has been very impressive this season and they’ve now got the 2nd best PP in the league.

The Bell Centre isn’t quite the fortress that it was earlier in the season but after all the drama on the weekend I like the Habs to take this one.

Canada: 1.98 Odds at 888 Sports.
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Canucks vs Jets Betting Tips:

I’m going to take Over 5 Goals incl OT/SO in this game.

Always tight games between the two but I don’t think you can rely on either goalie/defense to put up the blockers tonight. The Canucks offense has been clicking the last 3 games and they’ve been getting the goals. The Jets offense is coming in fairly solid especially Laine.

I like the Jets to approach this game strong looking to dominate it – and with the Canucks at home they’ll be looking to do the same. With two offensive minded teams I’m banking on the goals coming in on this one.

Canada: 1.74 Odds at Sports Interaction + $20 Free Bet.
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Everyone Else: 1.71 Odds at Bet365.

Penguins vs Rangers Betting Tips:

I got burnt on the Penguins last week when I tipped Over 5.5 in their game versus the Kings and they put up two goose eggs but I’m going to take Over 5.5 in this one. I’ve had it on my notes all morning and been unable to convince myself to stay away.

You’ve got two of the best offenses in the NHL. They’ve already had two thrilling games this season with the Rangers winning 5-2 on the road then the Pens going 6-1 just 2 nights later against them.

I’ve got to take this one.

Canada: 2.05 Odds at Sports Interaction + $20 Free Bet.
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Everyone Else: 2.00 Odds at Bet365.

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